Saturday, August 7, 2010

Padre Kino's Mass and party at San Xavier Del Bac Mission 8/7/2010

Jon Scanlon's Photo Blog
Photos by Jon Scanlon
Text by Mark O'Hare

Mission San Xavier del Bac founded in 1692 by Padre Eusebio Francisco Kino, S.J.

(Left to Right). Father Greg, Father Steve and Father Chris greeting those attending the Mass.

Father Steve leading the response to the Prayer of the Faithful.

Father Greg talking after the Mass about "Padre Kino: Arizona's First Apostle".

Rosie Garcia, President of the Kino Heritage Society, welcoming everyone to the birthday party for Father Kino in the Mission patio.

(Left to Right). Mark O'Hare, Kino Heritage Society, Josephine & Andrew Corder, (Josephine is Andy's daughter and she is hiding in the back) owners of Father Kino's Corner are comparing Father Kino's San Pedro River exploration map and the one on the birthday cake.

The birthday cake was donated by Tucson's Catholic Book and Gift Store - Father Kino's Corner.

Father Chris, Father Pete and Father Ed step in for Padre Kino on his 365th birthday.

(Left to Right). Father Gregory P. Adolf, Father Stephen Barnufsky, O.F.C., Father Christopher Corbally, S. J., Father Peter G. Neeley, S.J. and Father Eduardo Fernadez, S. J. All attended Padre Kino's 365th Birthday celebration.

Ballet Folklorico Tapatio de Tucson Arizona entertaining 400 people at the Mission patio for Father Kino's Birthday.

Ballet Folklorico Tapatio de Tucson Arizona dancing beneath the bell towers of Mission San Xavier del Bac.

Posted by Jon Scanlon

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